Citizens On Patrol

We want you to join the Longwood Citizens on Patrol or the Citizens on Patrol Auxiliary Programs!

The Longwood Citizens on Patrol and Auxiliary invites you to join and serve in the finest COP Organization in Seminole County.
COP Chief Eugene Gray and COP Commander Johnnie Richardson
We are proud to serve alongside and work with the professional and highly dedicated men and women of the Longwood Police Department.

Participants & Tasks


Citizens on Patrol are your neighbors who after being screened, background checked and trained by the Longwood Police Department patrol your neighborhoods, industrial and business areas acting as extra "eyes and ears" for law enforcement.

The main goals and purpose is to observe and report all suspicious activities and never to engage, apprehend or follow individuals suspected of suspicious activities.

COP Application Requirements:
  • Be 19 years of age or older
  • Possess a valid Florida Drivers License
  • Reside in the City of Longwood (Auxiliary Applicants don't have to be a Longwood resident but must work or have a business in Longwood)
  • Pass a background and Criminal History Check (Not Applicable to Auxiliary Applicants)
  • Be fingerprinted and photographed (Fingerprints are not applicable to Auxiliary Applicants)
  • Pass a drug test (Not applicable to Auxiliary Applicants)
  • Complete the Longwood Citizens on Patrol Academy (Auxiliary Applicants must complete the Auxiliary Training Course)
  • Provide a minimum of 12 Hours of Volunteer work each month. (Auxiliary Applicants must be able to provide a minimum of 8 hours of Volunteer work each year while an Auxiliary member)

COP Command Emergency Response Unit


The main purpose and mission of the COP Command Emergency Response Unit is to provide on-site rapid response and support. It is a fully equipped, self sufficient trailer that will act and serve as a mobile Emergency Response Center (EOC) that supports the emergency needs of our Police, Fire and Civilian Emergency Response Teams (CERT) during natural, man-made or other potential disasters that may occur.
Emergency Response Unit
The trailer is ready for immediate activation with highly trained COP and Auxiliary members on a 24 hour basis.

Newsletters


C.O.P. Observer


Access the latest issue of the Citizens on Patrol (COP) Quarterly Newsletter.